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Lake pulls out of Glasgow heptathlon

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:36
England's Morgan Lake misses the Commonwealth Games heptathlon to focus on the World Junior Championships.

VIDEO: Tough Mudder: A great away day?

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:17
It is perhaps not everyone's idea of team bonding or your company away day, but the founder of Tough Mudder is banking annual revenues of more than $100m (£58m).

Channel Tunnel returning to normal

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:12
Repairs to power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused cancellations on Monday, are almost complete and most services are running.

Buttler called up as cover for Prior

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:12
England call up Jos Buttler as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.

EU Commission row reaches top court

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:10
The head of the European Commission tells judges the actions of Maltese ex-colleague John Dalli in 2012 put the entire Commission's reputation at risk.

VIDEO: Brit arrested over Fifa ticket scam

Tue, 2014-07-08 02:08
Brazilian police arrest the chief executive of a Fifa partner company as part of an investigation into the illegal sale of World Cup ticket

US cupcake chain Crumbs shuts stores

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:56
US cupcake chain Crumbs is shutting all its shops, a week after its shares were suspended from trading on the Nasdaq index.

Wales 'let down' by public services

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:51
People are being "let down" by poor public services, according to a member of the commission that proposed a major overhaul of the public sector.

38 schools to close for Nato summit

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:47
The majority of schools in Newport will close when the Nato summit takes place in the city in September.

VIDEO: Ringo, photobombs and birthday cakes

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:44
Former Beatle Ringo Starr celebrates his 74th birthday in Hollywood with a little help from director David Lynch and designer John Varvatos

Eduard Shevardnadze: Controversial to the end

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:35
Disputed legacy of Georgian who helped end Cold War

Surprise fall in UK manufacturing

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:31
Manufacturing output in the UK fell by 1.3% in May, official figures show, much weaker than expected and the biggest decline since January 2013.

Labour proposes 'technical degrees'

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:29
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to propose "technical degrees" - putting vocational subjects on an equal footing with traditional academic degrees.

VIDEO: Roller coaster derails in California

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:11
Rescue workers have freed passengers from a derailed roller coaster in Valencia, California.

Wave and tidal power sites approved

Tue, 2014-07-08 01:07
Sites for testing wave and tidal energy off the west coast of Anglesey and south Pembrokeshire are approved.

Sudan's great survivor: Bashir's 25 years in power

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:57
How President Omar al-Bashir has clung to power for 25 years

VIDEO: How hens help beat social isolation

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:50
As an official report prepares to highlight the impact of loneliness, the BBC's Tim Muffett has been to see one project in Gateshead which uses chickens to help ease social isolation.

Gandhi statue set for Westminster

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:48
A statue of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi is to be erected opposite the Houses of Parliament.

Madonna excused from jury service

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:46
Madonna appears for jury service at a New York court but is excused to avoid "creating a distraction".

VIDEO: Whales left to die on Donegal beach

Tue, 2014-07-08 00:44
Efforts to save a pod of 13 whales stranded on a beach in the Republic of Ireland fail.
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